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September

Language: German

Der Garten trauert,
kühl sinkt in die Blumen der Regen.
Der Sommer schauert
still seinem Ende entgegen. 

Golden tropft Blatt um Blatt
nieder vom hohen Akazienbaum.
Sommer lächelt erstaunt und matt
in den sterbenden Gartentraum. 

Lange noch bei den Rosen
bleibt er stehen, sehnt sich nach Ruh.
Langsam tut er die großen
müdgewordnen Augen zu.



Translation(s): ENG FRE SPA ITA CAT NOR POL FRI DUT DUT

Submitted by John Versmoren

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "September", copyright ©
    * FRE French (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Septembre", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * SPA Spanish (Abel Alamillo Fernández) , title 1: "Septiembre", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Francesco Campanella) , title 1: "Settembre", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * CAT Catalan (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Setembre", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title 1: "September", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * POL Polish (Alicja Istigniejew) , title 1: "Wrzesień", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRI Frisian [singable] (Geart van der Meer) , title 1: "Septimber", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch (Geart van der Meer) , title 1: "September", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "September", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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